Section 443 Power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 443 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions and rules related to power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors.

Amended and updated notes on section 443 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors.

Chapter XXVIII (Sections 435446B) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to Special Courts. Section 443 of CA 2013 provides for power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 442 (Mediation and Conciliation Panel) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 443 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 443 are effective from 12th September, 2013. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 902(E) dated 12-09-2013. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 443 the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Mediation and Conciliation) Rules, 2016.

Name of ActThe Companies Act 2013
Enacted byParliament of India
Administered byMinistry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
Number of Chapters29
Number of Sections484 (470-43+57)
Number of Schedules7
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Chapter No.XXVIII
Chapter NameSpecial Courts
Section No.443
Section NamePower of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors
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Section 443 of Companies Act 2013: Power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors

Section 443 shall come into force on 12th September, 2013 vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12.09.2013.

Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, the Central Government may appoint generally, or for any case, or in any case, or for any specified class of cases in any local area, one or more persons, as company prosecutors for the conduct of prosecutions arising out of this Act and the persons so appointed as company prosecutors shall have all the powers and privileges conferred by the Code on Public Prosecutors appointed under section 24 of the Code.


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